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Desktop Wallpaper Calendar: March 2009

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Desktop wallpapers can serve as an excellent source of inspiration. However, if you use some specific wallpaper for a long period of time, it becomes harder to draw inspiration out of it. That’s why we have decided to supply you with smashing wallpapers over 12 months.

And to make them a little bit more distinctive from the usual crowd, we’ve decided to embed calendars for the upcoming month. So if you need to look up some date, isn’t it better to show off a nice wallpaper with a nice calendar instead of launching some default time application?

This post features 45 free desktop wallpapers, created by designers across the globe. Both versions with a calendar and without a calendar can be downloaded for free.

Please notice:

  • all images can be clicked and lead to the preview of the wallpaper;
  • you can feature your work in our magazine1 by taking part in our desktop wallpaper calendar series. We are regularly looking for creative designers and artists to be featured on Smashing Magazine. Are you one of them?

So what wallpapers have we received for March 2009?

Paragliding Link

"Some people are made for the sky, some people are made for the Earth! Clear Sky, travelling and flying that’s what we are living for." Designed by Michael Gabris2 from Zvolen, Slovakia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 093
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Third Month of the Year Link

"Playing with typography." Designed by Nikola Lazarevic5 from Nis, Serbia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 096
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  • with calendar: 1440×900, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

March-09 Link

"I wanted to do someting with the avantgarde font, but because its very used and its very destinct I thought why not do it in 3D. I have never seen avantgarde in 3D (its probably done, but I havent seen it). Anyways, I wanted it clean but with some color to symbolize that its still winter here in sweden but the spring is coming right up with all its color." Designed by Pål Linder8 from Sweden.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 099
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Spring is coming Link

"Spring is coming soon and I can’t wait until the flowers start blooming again." Designed by Kathleen Verhetsel11 from Belgium.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0912
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Valentine Hangover Link

"I designed this for those who are sick of Valentine’s Day in mind. March may be pushing it to be hung up on some holiday but I think you have to keep the ol’ love box going all year. And it’s my birthday on the 18th! Yay! " Designed by Jason Jajalla14 from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0915
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Hug me Forever Link

Designed by Jana Jelovac17 from Belgrade, Serbia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0918
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Inspiration Inspired Link

"The motivation for this wallpaper is David Ogilvy one of the greatest minds in advertising." Designed by Martian Design Studios20.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0921
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Space Invaders Link

"The inspiration for this wallpaper comes from the classic arcade video game Space Invaders. Since the game itself is very simple, I thought it was appropriate to make the wallpaper minimalistic too." Designed by Reinis Ivanovs23 from Riga, Latvia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0924
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Good Luck Link

"Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Though many think that it’s the “luck of the Irish” – Irish luck is indeed bad luck. (or at least that’s what I’ve heard) So this wallpaper is a play on that with the destruction of the 4 leaf clover and the words “good luck march” trying to actually wish everyone the best of luck for the month of march even though Irish luck is seen as bad luck." Designed by Lucas Tetrault26.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0927
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Abstract Eastegg Link

"My work is for the march month, thats the month off the east time, i wont to rememenber that, the eggs, the rabits, anda the place where their live and eat: the carots. I creat a beautiful composition with that elements." Designed by Ana Fernandes29 from Castelo Branco, Portugal.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0930
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Lost Between Earth and Space Link

"Inspiration behind Lost-Between-Earth-and-Space came from feeling lost and confused. Sometimes you are not sure whether you are here or out there so. I created this wallpaper to constantly remind me to not always be like everyone else, to be different and to remind me that confusion is not a bad thing because it can lead to excellent ideas and great success." Designed by Marcos Garcia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0932
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April loves March Link

"Following on from some of the valentine inspired calendars from Feb, I thought that maybe March could do with some loving to. A simple postcard from ‘April’ would spread the love." Designed by John Sheppard.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0934
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Pizzicato Wail Link

Designed by Laura Racero from Madrid, Spain.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0936
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Madman Link

Designed by Manuel Ressel38 from Germany.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0939
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March Spring Link

"This one is the Beauty of Spring. As we all know March is the season of Spring in the northern hemisphere, the beauty of nature can be seen in this season. Greenery all over the place makes the Earth look like Heaven." Designed by Shashank Goswami from India.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0941
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Crane Link

Designed by filip43 from Germany/Spain.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0944
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Random Assortment Link

Designed by Jon Victorino from Campbell, USA.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0946
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Ripe and Raw Link

"This wallpaper tells that with combining old and fresh designs you can come up with something that will attract different generations:) and also this pic was shot by my girlfriend who is a professional photographer and my source of inspiration." Designed by Roy Galve from Philippines .

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0948
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Urban Night Link

"March is that month when winter gives way for first signs of spring. The origin of the name comes from Roman *Martius* after Mars. I wasn’t able to catch Mars from my window, so I settled with Moon." Designed by Ilan Bresler50 from Israel.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0951
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Eat Sleep Design Link

"After a great deal of personal searching and staring moodily into still pools of water, I made the admission to myself that these are really the only things that I need on a regular basis. It also comes as a handsome 11×17 freely available on my web site." Designed by Colin Parks53 from Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0954
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Clinging to Colour Link

"I designed this wallpaper as a typographic / abstract work paying tribute to my thoughts whilst creating it with the words inscribed. It was also an exercise of “less is more”, as the piece started out with many other elements and textures and was eventually reduced right back down to what you see today." Designed by John O’Nolan56.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0957
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Magic Horse Link

"I like Magic and fantasy and full moon so I thought to do a fantasy with a full moon . . . finally I came up with this . . ." The wallpapers is based on the tutorial Create a magic night59. Designed by Maya Sivalingam60 from Sri Lanka.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0961
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St. Patrick Link

"This wallpaper not only touches on my faith as a Catholic but also my roots in Ireland. Using a St. Patrick Prayer Card. I created an aged wallpaper bearing St. Patrick along with a little information about him other than he drove all the snakes out of Ireland." Designed by Rachel E Cobb63 from USA.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0964
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Computer Head Link

"This wallpaper features a watercolor of a guy with a computer monitor as a head, with a big eye on the screen. I work with computers a lot, and sometimes it feels like I’m turning into a computer zombie – you know, when 5 hours later you realize its 5 hours later." Designed by Nicole Hanusek66 from USA.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0967
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Colorful March Link

"March is my favorite month because it starts with my birthday ! :) it brings colors and fun in my life. thats why theme is colorful march ;)" Designed by Veerendra69 from India.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0970
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Gritty St. Pats Link

Designed by Chris Wylie from Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0972
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Spring Coming Link

"When spring’s coming you can feel it in your bones. I wanted to recreate this feeling with colors and textures. Simplifying things (too much): each month is a journey (car), but it can be creative (pencil) and magical (fractals)." Designed by PeHaa10474 from Poland.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0975
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Stpatsday Spring Link

"I took a shot of the moss in the back garden to use one day in a design but have never found the need till now. With St. Patrick’s day coming up I thought it would be nice to add a four leaf clover sprouting out and highlighting this fantastic day, and add a blast of colour to peoples desktops." Designed by Gareth Brown77 from Birmingham, UK.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0978
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Gritty St. Pats Link

The wallpaper was removed due to the copyright infringement.

Deep Underwater Link

"There are deep underwater fishes. All ocean creatures are wonderful, they always inspirate." Designed by Valeria Kuzminskaya80 from Ukraine.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0981
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Spring Tulips Link

"Spring is ready to begin, it is my favorite season of the year." Designed by Benedikte Vanderweeën83 from Ronse, Belgium.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0984
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  • without calendar: 800×600, 1024×768, 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200, 2560×1600

Flowers & Fly Link

"Its part of the calendar cyclus, a series of artworks, painted on mesh gear. The flowers and the fly symbolize the reawakening of nature and life, the rise of spring, grey fades to colors…" Designed by Werner Wagner86 from Germany.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0987
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Detail Link

"Details are small, but they can make the different… or a big poo." Designed by Alexander Chludek89 from Germany.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0990
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  • without calendar: 1024×768, 1152×864, 1280×720, 1280×800, 1280×960, 1280×1024, 1400×1050, 1440×900, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1080

Art Retro Motion Link

"I had some time off from school so I like to design and this is the result." Designed by Sipko Dijkstra92 from The Netherlands.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0993
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Martius Blindness Link

"This started out as a skull vectorization with numerology turned grunge piece with a symmetric touch march was originally named ‘martius’ after mars, roman god of war. This is the 3rd month of 09, a year of many wars; civil wars, financial wars & the never ending human wars.
In man’s quest for their own causes, they are seemingly blind to those around them while they have moved on, those left behind have to pick up the pieces and it never ends – satisfaction is not a permanent vocabulary in man’s dictionary. " Designed by Joy Lym95 from Singapore.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0996
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  • with calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200
  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Colour of Love Link

"March is the month when people start impatiently waiting for early Spring; and Spring, among other things, associates with falling in love. To me the colour white symbolizes these feelings more than any other colour. And this design is also quite personal – about my own feelings towards that maybe special someone. The surrealistic touch of bits and pieces connected with strings is how we slowly get to know the other person." Designed by Signe Cāne98 from Latvia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 0999
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  • without calendar: 1280×960, 1600×1200, 1680×1050, 1920×1200

Scrappy Love Link

"This calendar reflects my love of collage and texture. I love tiny details and layers of different styles and subjects. It also showcases a love of typography and tokidoki! Its a free flowing doodle." Designed by Cara Bonsdorf101 from Victoria, BC, Canada.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09102
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First Blossoms Link

"First Blossom – a hand drawn tree that bursts into blossoms the first day of Spring (the 21st of March)." Designed by PeHaa10474 from Poland.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09105
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March Holi Link

"Vibrant Holi is the name I have given to this set. As you may know – “In INDIA Holi is celebrated in March and it is a festival of Colors, where people color each other with ‘gulal’ and play it with all happiness and enthusiasm.” So Say HOLI HAI!!" Designed by Shashank Goswami from India.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09107
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Typo Link

"My motivation is my imagination =D" Designed by Filip Skundric109 from Slavonski Brod, Croatia.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09110
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How Should I Fly Link

Designed by Sinem Şenol.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09112
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Japanese Girl’s Day Link

"This calendar design is inspired by kimonos, origami birds, and the Japanese holiday Girl’s Day, which is on March 3rd each year. March 3rd is also my sister’s birthday, so I made this for her." Designed by Viil Lid114 from Norway and Honolulu, USA.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09115
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"I shot this picture in Mahabalipuram, Tamilnadu. The lady was standing still for a long time. Her calm face added more intrigue to the scene n im taken aback by that." Designed by Karthik from Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09117
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Birds Return Link

"Swallows and cherry blossom not only represent spring but are omens of good fortune. This wallpaper is about the birds finally coming back after winter and having a good gossipy catch up on all the news. Things are getting brighter. Listen out in the mornings and you’ll hear them." Designed by Suzie Knight from Leeds, UK.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09119
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Them Link

"I used the picture as a starting point for a charity event poster that i’ve done recently. i liked how it turned out and i decided to make a wallpaper." Designed by David Gheorghiţă121 from Romania.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09122
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Green Life Link

"I came up with this theme after I took one of my photographs and played with it in Photoshop. It’s my interpretation of spring and everything coming to life again during this month. Dark and gloomy days make way to sunny days and nature blossoms again. " Designed by Anca Varsandan124 from Timisoara, Romania.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09125
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Hair Link

Designed by Martin Dörsch127 from Austria.

Smashing Wallpaper - march 09128
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Join in next month! Link

Please notice that we respect the ideas and motivation behind artists’ work which is why we’ve given artists full freedom to explore their creativity and express emotions and experience through their works. And this is also why the themes of the wallpapers weren’t anyhow influenced by us, but designed from scratch by the artists themselves.

Thanks to all designers for participation. Join in next month130! And smashing March, folks!

Footnotes Link

  1. 1 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/03/19/desktop-wallpaper-calendar-join-in/
  2. 2 http://www.paraglidingzv.eu
  3. 3 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/paragliding.jpg
  4. 4 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/paragliding.jpg
  5. 5 http://www.webexpedition18.com
  6. 6 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/third-month-of-the-year.jpg
  7. 7 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/third-month-of-the-year.jpg
  8. 8 http://www.paullinder.se
  9. 9 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/spring.jpg
  10. 10 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/spring.jpg
  11. 11 http://www.statik.be
  12. 12 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/spring_is_coming.jpg
  13. 13 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/spring_is_coming.jpg
  14. 14 http://www.jasonjajalla.com
  15. 15 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/valentine_hangover.png
  16. 16 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/valentine_hangover.png
  17. 17 http://www.boyacreative.blogspot.com
  18. 18 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/hug-me-forever.jpg
  19. 19 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/hug-me-forever.jpg
  20. 20 http://www.WeAreMartians.com
  21. 21 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/inspired.jpg
  22. 22 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/inspired.jpg
  23. 23 http://untu.ms
  24. 24 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/space-invaders.jpg
  25. 25 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/space-invaders.jpg
  26. 26 http://saintboondock.deviantart.com
  27. 27 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/good-luck.jpg
  28. 28 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/good-luck.jpg
  29. 29 http://simplesmentedesign.blogs.sapo.pt
  30. 30 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/eastegg.jpg
  31. 31 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/eastegg.jpg
  32. 32 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/lost_between_earth_and_space.png
  33. 33 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/lost_between_earth_and_space.png
  34. 34 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/postcard.jpg
  35. 35 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/postcard.jpg
  36. 36 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/pizzicato-wail.jpg
  37. 37 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/pizzicato-wail.jpg
  38. 38 http://manuelressel.com
  39. 39 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/madman.jpg
  40. 40 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/madman.jpg
  41. 41 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/march-spring.jpg
  42. 42 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/march-spring.jpg
  43. 43 http://www.yomena.de
  44. 44 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/crane.png
  45. 45 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/crane.png
  46. 46 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/random_assortment.png
  47. 47 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/random_assortment.png
  48. 48 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/ripenraw.jpg
  49. 49 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/ripenraw.jpg
  50. 50 http://www.ilanbresler.com
  51. 51 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/urban_night.jpg
  52. 52 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/urban_night.jpg
  53. 53 http://www.colinparks.com
  54. 54 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/eat_sleep_design.jpg
  55. 55 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/eat_sleep_design.jpg
  56. 56 http://john.onolan.org
  57. 57 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/clinging_to_colour.jpg
  58. 58 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/clinging_to_colour.jpg
  59. 59 http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/interface-tutorials/create-a-magic-night-themed-web-design-from-scratch-in-photoshop/
  60. 60 http://mydesignwall.blogspot.com
  61. 61 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/magichorse.jpg
  62. 62 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/magichorse.jpg
  63. 63 http://rachelecobb.com
  64. 64 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/stpatrick.jpg
  65. 65 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/stpatrick.jpg
  66. 66 http://www.smackhappydesign.com
  67. 67 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/computer_head.jpg
  68. 68 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/computer_head.jpg
  69. 69 http://v-render.co.in
  70. 70 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/colorful-march.jpg
  71. 71 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/colorful-march.jpg
  72. 72 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/gritty-st.pats1.jpg
  73. 73 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/gritty-st.pats1.jpg
  74. 74 http://pehaa.com
  75. 75 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/spring-coming.jpg
  76. 76 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/spring-coming.jpg
  77. 77 http://oneblackbear.com
  78. 78 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/stpatsday-spring.jpg
  79. 79 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/stpatsday-spring.jpg
  80. 80 http://www.weblancer.net/users/Edberrot/portfolio
  81. 81 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/deep-underwater.jpg
  82. 82 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/deep-underwater.jpg
  83. 83 http://www.bene.be
  84. 84 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/spring-tulips.jpg
  85. 85 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/spring-tulips.jpg
  86. 86 http://www.artofweave.com
  87. 87 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/flowers-and-fly.jpg
  88. 88 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/flowers-and-fly.jpg
  89. 89 http://design-farm.net
  90. 90 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/detail.jpg
  91. 91 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/detail.jpg
  92. 92 http://www.siqpie.tk
  93. 93 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/retro-motion.jpg
  94. 94 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/retro-motion.jpg
  95. 95 http://www.tnemgarf.com
  96. 96 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/martius-blindness.jpg
  97. 97 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/martius-blindness.jpg
  98. 98 http://simbel.lv
  99. 99 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/colour_of_love.jpg
  100. 100 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/colour_of_love.jpg
  101. 101 http://arcaydia.deviantart.com
  102. 102 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/scrappy-love.jpg
  103. 103 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/scrappy-love.jpg
  104. 104 http://pehaa.com
  105. 105 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/first-blossoms.jpg
  106. 106 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/first-blossoms.jpg
  107. 107 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/march-holi.jpg
  108. 108 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/march-holi.jpg
  109. 109 http://www.filiskun.com
  110. 110 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/typo.jpg
  111. 111 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/typo.jpg
  112. 112 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/how-should-i-fly.jpg
  113. 113 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/how-should-i-fly.jpg
  114. 114 http://www.vialdesign.com
  115. 115 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/girls-day.jpg
  116. 116 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/girls-day.jpg
  117. 117 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/the-search.jpg
  118. 118 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/the-search.jpg
  119. 119 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/birds-return.jpg
  120. 120 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/birds-return.jpg
  121. 121 http://davidg.ro
  122. 122 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/them.jpg
  123. 123 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/them.jpg
  124. 124 http://kyu-to.deviantart.com
  125. 125 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/green-life.jpg
  126. 126 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/green-life.jpg
  127. 127 http://www.martindoersch.at
  128. 128 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/hair.jpg
  129. 129 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/full/hair.jpg
  130. 130 https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/03/19/desktop-wallpaper-calendar-join-in/
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  1. 1

    Dainis Graveris

    February 27, 2009 6:35 am

    amazing works, those inspiration pieces really made my day – what can be better then inspiring wallpaper on desktop!

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  2. 2

    My favorite is “Spring is coming”! :)

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  3. 3

    Mithun Sreedharan

    February 27, 2009 6:42 am

    Wow Really Nice!!

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  4. 4

    Wow, really excelent collection this month!

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  5. 5

    This is the reason I look forward to the first of every month. Love the collection!

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  6. 6

    Nice stuff !!

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  7. 7

    Mathew Gonzalez

    February 27, 2009 7:10 am

    I say, “Crane” is my favorite!

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  8. 8

    Yes, one of the post I always look forward to!
    I think Gritty St. Pats is very nice.
    And I love the humour in How Should I Fly!

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  9. 9

    Nice… I selected Space Invadres… oldies return to life! =)
    Thank you SM…

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  10. 10

    So glad your keeping this going, some amazing designs in here!!!! thankyou muchnesss

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  11. 11

    These are beautiful and SO inventful! Great work to the artists and Thank you.

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  12. 12

    Great wallpapers. I think Maya Sivalingam and her “Magic Horse” piece should have given some credit to Alvaro Guzman and his tutorial http://psd.tutsplus.com/tutorials/interface-tutorials/create-a-magic-night-themed-web-design-from-scratch-in-photoshop/

    . . . since she did almost exactly the same thing.

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  13. 13

    They aren’t bad but I liked the Februray ones more ! – Nice work though.

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  14. 14

    Fantastic collection (again) – thank you so much for keeping it going!

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  15. 15

    Really awesome stuff!!

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  16. 16

    I like the last one.Very creative work.. thank you so much ;)

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  17. 17

    Dugg!

    But must say this http://88.198.60.17/images/wallpaper-calendar-march-09/gritty-st.pats.jpg background is already posted here http://78.46.108.98/images/wallpapers4/greenapple.jpg in the (Really) Stunning Desktop Wallpapers Post? And you guys approved, Wow!?

    (no offence, just a question)

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  18. 18

    These are awesome! The Space Invaders calendar is my favorite, but unfortunately, that is a March 2008 calendar, not 2009!

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  19. 19

    Wow. How do I choose?

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  20. 20

    Hug me forever very good. Thanx. My notebook get a new wallpaper ^_^

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  21. 21

    Great way to start a new month. Awesome wallpaper collection!

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  22. 22

    Simply , Very nice

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  23. 23

    Yuriy Opryshko

    February 27, 2009 8:42 am

    Nice ones. The absence of 1280×1024 sucks though.

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  24. 24

    eat
    sleep
    design

    some others are grat, too though

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  25. 25

    Jessica, Space Invaders simply has monday as the first day of the week, it’s not for March 2008. Glad to hear that you like it, though.

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  26. 26

    Could you start publishing these in higher resolutions? Like 2560×1600?

    Those of us with 30″ Apple Cinema Displays are feeling… ummm… *ahem*… well, disadvantaged.

    ;)

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  27. 27

    Why all the wallpapers for wide screens only? :(

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  28. 28

    Wow is really nice!!!

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  29. 29

    Thank goodness I have three computers–more to enjoy! Much better selection than previous months. Glad you’ve kept this going, SM!

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  30. 30

    Jennifer Chiappisi

    February 27, 2009 9:14 am

    Am I crazy or does the ‘Gritty St. Pats’ theme look a heckuva lot like the Apple theme featured on Smashing here: https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/02/12/really-stunning-desktop-wallpapers/ and linked to http://flickr.com/photos/benadamson/463523405/ ???

    Now again, I might be crazy but the ‘Ben.a’ listed at the Flickr link as owning that design probably isn’t the Designed by Chris Wylie from Canada that supposedly designed this ‘Gritty St. Pats’ theme.

    If this is the case I hope something is done about it.

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  31. 31

    Great selection! “Playing with typography ” is my favourite!!!

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  32. 32

    Some great work here! St. Patrick is my favorite. What’s with the poo though?

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  33. 33

    Great collection :)

    But I have a suggestion:

    WHY not to make a some sort of SVN?

    I’m a KDE user, and I can set a folder as a gallery to be automatically changend and displayed as my
    wallpaper. By using SVN I could be able to automatically download newest set of your wallpapers
    and set them as my wallpaper gallery.

    I understand, that this site ears money from visits, so I would agree to have a few commercial on
    wallpapers or even a banner-wallpapers :)

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  34. 34

    Martius Blindness is totally great. it shows the maturity level of the artist and is totally current with the times. not as commercially beautiful perhaps, but artistically and emotionally beautiful in the extreme. this artist has real talent.

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  35. 35

    I think the ‘Gritty St. Pats’ is lifting elements directly from this wallpaper:

    http://flickr.com/photos/benadamson/463523405/

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  36. 36

    Every one with 1280×960, love it!

    Thank you a thousand times over. Awesome website, awesome community.

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  37. 37

    well tbh, forcing designers to put “smashing logo” on wallpapers is not fair. They make all the work, you just publish and you get credit, and there will be lots of wallpapers floating around with smashing mag logo on them, even though you are basically doing nothing. If your only aim is to help designers to show off their works why logo is a must. Is flickr, deviantart etc forcing their designers, photographers to put their logo ???? of course no!!!! your way is just plain CHEAP

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  38. 38

    My favorites are “March-09″ ,”Pizzicato Wail” and First Blossoms .
    Thank you so much …

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  39. 39

    Vitaly Friedman & Sven Lennartz

    February 27, 2009 12:57 pm

    The wallpaper “Gritty St. Pats” was removed due to the copyright infringement.

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  40. 40

    Muchas gracias!.

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